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How to Make an Authentic French Omelette

Omelettes are one of our favorite things to eat, and to cook. Many home chefs either overcomplicate the task, or otherwise mess up their omelette – resulting in a last ditch attempt at scrambled eggs instead of the classic, delicious omelette you hoped for! In truth, making a classic french omelette is easy. While there are a million different ways to make an omelette,… Read More

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Classic French Coq Au Vin Recipe

Coq au Vin is a french country classic, like so many national dishes. It’s a dish of the common people, something that was created out of necessity, like the greatest dishes seemingly always are. While the dish itself may seem complicated, having patience and making sure to pay special care to keeping the right temperature is half the battle. This thick, rich French stew… Read More

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Slow Cooker Boeuf Bourguinon

There’s perhaps no better example of classic French country cooking than slow cooker boeuf bourguinon. It’s rich, fatty, delicious… and only gets better with time. Chefs from Anthony Bourdain and Paul Bocuse to Julia Child have shown you how to make it, but the reality is that any type of slowly-cooked beef stew has the spirit of bourguignon within it. This is the true,… Read More

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Bresse Chicken in Cream Sauce Recipe

Bresse Chicken in Cream Sauce is a classic haut cuisine French recipe, made famous by legendary chef Paul Bocuse. However, contrary to many French recipes from the school of La Mere Brazier and Bocuse, it’s a recipe that’s not impossible to pull off at home, and doesn’t take forever. It’s a regional dish, done properly with the right poultry from the Bresse region of France –… Read More

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Steak au Poivre

Steak au Poivre is a simple French recipe that combines two common French ingredients – great beef and butter! It’s an incredibly rich steak recipe that’s simple to pull off, and well worth a half an hour of time. The biggest thing is how you finish Steak au Poivre, or in fact any steak. After cooking, let it rest! 10 minutes is the recommendation before… Read More